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  1. Fair Isle(Noun)

    A traditional knitting technique used to create patterns with multiple colours.

  2. Origin: Name of a tiny island between the Orkney Islands and Shetland Islands.

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  1. Fair Isle

    Fair Isle is an island in northern Scotland, lying around halfway between mainland Shetland and the Orkney islands. It is famous for its bird observatory and a traditional style of knitting.


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